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Kenya’s rising fintech: Africa’s pride 2019-07-03 15:00:00Improvements such as the addition of four fibre-optic sea cables between 2009 and 2016 have enhanced the quality of connectivity

OPINION: Poverty, unemployment and inequality deserve rudeness 2019-07-03 14:00:00At its best, development communication should be a sum total of focused planning, writes Dr Pali Lehohla.

uKheshe launches affordable Health Benefits card that costs 2019-07-03 13:30:00uKheshe has announced the launch of the uKheshe Health Benefits card, an innovative and affordable medical aid solution for as little as R99 per month

Thousands worldwide affected by Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram 2019-07-03 13:08:00Facebook Inc said it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and I

Christine Lagarde ‘in pole position’ to replace ECB’s 2019-07-03 13:00:00Once France’s first female finance minister, and head of the IMF since 2011, Lagardeis a strong advocate of female empowerment.

FNB clients can now book flights with their 2019-07-03 12:37:00From 01 July 2019, FNB eBucks Rewards members will be able to book domestic and international flights through the FNB app.

Increasing number of employers are failing to pay 2019-07-03 12:00:00There is a growing number of employers who are failing to pay worker salaries both in the private and public sector, Cosatu said.

New $1bn Belt and Road Africa Fund to 2019-07-03 11:48:00Dr Survé to head up the $1bn Belt and Road Africa Fund that was announced on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum Summer Davos Meet

EOH to publish findings of probe into controversial 2019-07-03 11:00:00EOH Holdings said it would in two weeks time make public the findings of an investigation conducted by ENSafrica into its public sector contracts.

Safari, Fairvest reveal 'friendly merger' 2019-07-03 10:00:00Safari Investments and Fairvest Property Holdings yesterday announced details of a share swop for their “friendly merger”.

'Independent' Roger Jardine to stay with FirstRand 2019-07-03 09:00:00FirstRand said yesterday that chairperson Roger Jardine remained classified as independent non-executive.

Truworths falls 6% on JSE after restructure call 2019-07-03 08:00:00Truworths fell more than 6 percent on the JSE after it told investors that it had approached lenders to embark on steps to restructure its debt.

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U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust 2019-07-03 15:22:35A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 2019-07-03 15:11:45Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousan

Oil prices climb as U.S. equities rally, rig 2019-07-03 15:05:38Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. holiday, after falling steeply a day earlier as worries about a slowing global economy outweighed

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 2019-07-03 14:24:56The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies

Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible 2019-07-03 14:19:37Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX 2019-07-03 14:10:06Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and comm

U.S. trade, services industry data underscore slowing economy 2019-07-03 13:51:27The U.S. trade deficit jumped in May and trade tensions between the United States and China helped drive activity in the services sector to a two-year

Asda boss sees possible stock market listing in 2019-07-03 13:49:44The timescale for a possible stock market listing of British supermarket group Asda, by its U.S. parent Walmart , is two to three years, Asda's boss

Amazon can be held liable for third-party seller 2019-07-03 13:28:14A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled against Amazon.com Inc in a case that could expose the online retailer to lawsuits from customers who buy

Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of 2019-07-03 13:22:38Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices

Major averages close at record highs on dovish 2019-07-03 13:17:50U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a mor

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO 2019-07-03 13:06:25High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's

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Zambia Social Security Rate For Employees 2019-06-17 10:04:00The Social Security Rate For Employees in Zambia stands at 5 percent. In Zambia, the Social Security Rate is a tax related with labor income charged t

Zambia Social Security Rate For Companies 2019-06-17 10:04:00The Social Security Rate For Companies in Zambia stands at 5 percent. In Zambia, the Social Security Rate is a tax related with labor income charged t

Zambia Social Security Rate 2019-06-17 10:03:00The Social Security Rate in Zambia stands at 10 percent. In Zambia, the Social Security Rate is a tax related with labor income charged to both compan

Zambia - Credit Rating 2019-06-15 20:00:00Standard & Poor's credit rating for Zambia stands at B- with negative outlook. Moody's credit rating for Zambia was last set at Caa2 with negati

Zambia Interest Rate 2019-06-15 06:08:00The benchmark interest rate in Zambia was last recorded at 10.25 percent. Interest Rate in Zambia averaged 10.25 percent from 2012 until 2019, reachin

Zambia Inflation Rate 2019-06-14 09:52:00The inflation rate in Zambia was recorded at 8.10 percent in May of 2019. Inflation Rate in Zambia averaged 9.69 percent from 2005 until 2019, reachin

Zambia Money Supply M3 2019-06-08 06:44:00Money Supply M3 in Zambia increased to 62466638.85 ZMK Million in April from 60511119.97 ZMK Million in March of 2019. Money Supply M3 in Zambia avera

Zambia Composite PMI 2019-06-05 06:44:00Composite Pmi in Zambia decreased to 43.90 in May from 45.20 in April of 2019. Composite Pmi in Zambia is reported by Markit Economics. The Stanbic Ba

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Boeing CEO Admits 'Mistake' Made With Embattled 737 2019-06-17 04:43:52Dennis Muilenburg conceded the planemaker made an error in its in handling of a warning-system problem in its 737 Max jet.

Massive Target Register Outage Causes Confusion At Stores 2019-06-15 21:26:27The company said a technical glitch caused a register shutdown for two hours. For some customers, it felt like the end of the world.

UAW Loses In Second Attempt To Unionize VW 2019-06-14 21:43:51The election underscores the challenges unions still face in organizing workers in the South.

United Auto Workers Gets Another Crack At Unionizing 2019-06-12 13:53:57At stake are 1,700 potential members and a major foothold in an area not friendly to unions.

Boeing Reports Zero New Plane Orders For Second 2019-06-12 06:47:27The plane-maker's order and delivery totals have plummeted since the grounding of its troubled 737 Max jet.

YouTube CEO Apologizes For Standing By Homophobic Videos 2019-06-10 20:14:18Susan Wojcicki said being hurtful "wasn’t our intention at all."

The Marriott Strike Helped Grow The Largest Hotel 2019-06-10 18:01:32Unite Here just won four union elections at Marriott properties, victories it traces in part to the 2018 work stoppage.

Over 180 CEOs Sign Full-Page NYT Ad That 2019-06-10 11:51:45Twitter's Jack Dorsey, fashion designer Diane Von Furstenburg and more signed the ad that declares equality in the workplace is "one of the most imp

American Airlines Extends Boeing 737 Max Flight Cancellations 2019-06-09 15:35:55Approximately 115 flights will be canceled per day through Sept. 3, the airline said on Sunday.

Even More Asbestos Found In Claire's Makeup Products 2019-06-07 17:20:10The Food and Drug Administration said it found asbestos in a makeup kit three months after the company pulled other makeup from its stores.

Sephora Won't Solve Racism In An Hour, Obviously. 2019-06-06 05:45:27The makeup retailer’s effort is well-intentioned, but research shows the effectiveness of diversity training is mixed.

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Rahul formally quits as Congress chief, says 'accountability 2019-07-03 14:17:12Congress leader hints other senior party leaders should share blame for election defeat.

B K Birla, Karmayogi industrialist who lived a 2019-07-03 14:03:10Basant Kumar would make it to office by 8:45 a.m. every single day till his mid-90s, even when all he wanted was to focus on his hobbies, the Birla Ac

ICC CWC 2019 highlights: Eng thrash NZ by 2019-07-03 13:45:31England cricket team entered the World Cup semifinals for the first time since the 1992 edition, beating an erring New Zealand cricket team by 119 run

Stock in hand, govt marginally hikes MSP of 2019-07-03 12:32:13The government's rice and wheat stocks in the central pool as of June 1 was estimated to be around 74.14 million tonnes

Services sector shrinks for first time in 13 2019-07-03 12:23:55Index fell from 50.2 in May, largely due to stagnant sales showed the data, which came ahead of Economic Survey for FY19

Facebook says resolving issues faced by users on 2019-07-03 12:11:49The website's live outage map showed that the issues mainly cropped up in parts of Europe and the United States

Lee Iacocca, the celebrity CEO who steered Ford 2019-07-03 11:35:21Iacocca arguably ushered in the era of the celebrity auto executive, with others such as Sergio Marchionne, Elon Musk and Carlos Ghosn following in hi

Japan forced to evacuate more than million residents 2019-07-03 11:31:26It said a total of 1.12 million people in Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures had been ordered to evacuate to shelters, and that landslides had swept a

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth's salary falls 2019-07-03 11:29:43Compensation of Tata Motors MD & CEO Butschek rises 14% in the same period

L&T has 'acquired control' of the company with 2019-07-03 11:14:50The development is significant as Mindtree founders had initially resisted the hostile takeover bid and also tried to rally support of large investors

Last-minute airfares rise 40% as downpour disrupts Mumbai 2019-07-03 10:59:43On Tuesday 55 flights were diverted, over 200 flights were cancelled because of rain, low visibility and poor braking action on secondary runway

BSNL loss pegged at Rs 14,202 cr in 2019-07-03 10:45:27The company's revenue is pegged at around Rs 19,308 crore for 2018-19, compared with Rs 25,071 crore in 2017-18 and Rs 31,533 crore in 2016-17

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Pentagon seeks ideas for small military space station 2019-07-03 15:05:01 The Defense Innovation Unit of the Pentagon announced a call for ideas for a small, autonomous military space station this week.

U.S. calls Chinese missile tests in South China 2019-07-03 14:05:10 The Pentagon on Wednesday condemned weekend missile tests by China in the contested South China Sea.

Leidos Inc. awarded $66.7M for Air Force Research 2019-07-03 13:40:20 Leidos Inc. received a $66.7 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to develop sensors and sensor systems for intelligence, surveillance, reconnais

U.S. Air Force activates Medical Readiness Agency 2019-07-03 13:34:10 The U.S. Air Force has activated a new field operating agency, the Medical Readiness Agency, to concentrate on ensuring its hundreds of thousands of

Cindy McCain honors late husband aboard USS John 2019-07-03 12:36:13 Cindy McCain was given a ceremonial commissioning banner at a change-of-command ceremony aboard the USS John McCain.

Frequentis Defense gets $8.4M contract for work on 2019-07-03 12:17:30 Frequentis Defense Inc. received an $8.4 million U.S. Navy contract for work on the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned air vehicle, the Defense Department annou

Navy sends second ship to Gulf of Guinea 2019-07-03 12:10:30 The U.S. Navy has dispatched a second ship, the USNS Carson City, this year to the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa.

Sikorsky nets contracts worth $28.8M for King Stallion 2019-07-03 11:52:03 Sikorsky received two contracts valued at $28.8 million for CH-53K King Stallion work, including replacement of computer systems on production aircra

Homeland Security chief orders investigation into border agents' 2019-07-03 11:16:38 Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday he's ordered an investigation into a secret Facebook group for Border Patrol agent

Lockheed awarded $348.2M for F-35 Lot 12 production 2019-07-03 10:34:41 Lockheed Martin was awarded $348.2 million for Lot 12 low-rate initial production of the F-35, while Pratt & Whitney reportedly is working to cor

Norfolk Naval Shipyard breaks ground on production training 2019-07-02 12:10:17 Norfolk Naval Shipyard conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for a 157,000-square-foot, $64.7 million production training facility.

Navy turns to outside experts to fix Ford 2019-07-02 11:54:14 The U.S. Navy is relying on an independent team of experts for a "full court press" to overcome problems with the advanced weapons elevators aboard


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